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Old 12-24-2004, 02:58 PM   #21
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Oh wow...that is awesome work man, what paint did you use and how are they holding up?
Thanks! The paint we used was Dupli-Color High Performance Wheel Coating. I got it at Kragen for 5 bucks. The paint has only been on a day, but it still looks great. I'll post more about how it holds up within the next month or two.
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Old 12-24-2004, 03:27 PM   #22
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Cool...yeah keep us posted. I may want to try painting my stock wheels this summer.
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Old 12-24-2004, 03:44 PM   #23
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Alrighty, will do. I'm hoping they stay nice for a while, painting stockers would probably be pretty easy to do also.
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Old 12-24-2004, 05:43 PM   #24
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Very good job! Did you put any clear coat on? I really want some black wheels with mashined lip but cant find any...so I will probably be painting the wheels I get black and leave the mashined lip
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I didn't use any clear coat because the paint I got is kind of a two in one deal with the paint and coat. I'll see how it holds up and if it starts getting all effed up then I'll do em again some other time with coat on top, but for now it shines nicely and looks pretty good so I'm happy.
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Old 12-24-2004, 06:32 PM   #26
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I didn't use any clear coat because the paint I got is kind of a two in one deal with the paint and coat. I'll see how it holds up and if it starts getting all effed up then I'll do em again some other time with coat on top, but for now it shines nicely and looks pretty good so I'm happy.
If it is the Graphite wheel spray paint, I can tell you it is really good at holding up. I painted my brake calipers that color and it has held up extremely well. I used it on my Ranger's brakes before my SVTF and they looked the same after two years, just took a little scrubbing every now and then but never a respray.
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I Disagree. I have the same paint on my wheels. 6-8 of weathering made me re-spray them just a week ago. I clearcoated this time and the results are twice as good. I have before and after pics.
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I Disagree. I have the same paint on my wheels. 6-8 of weathering made me re-spray them just a week ago. I clearcoated this time and the results are twice as good. I have before and after pics.
Perhaps it is a different spary paint?
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hey Foci, post up those pics, I wanna see.
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That's SO awesome!!! It's amazing what a lil paint can do!!! And 2 imagine it only took you one afternoon!! Cool!
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